Mini Dental Implant
If you are considering dental implants to replace your missing teeth, you might be unaware that mini implants are now available, thanks to advances in dental technology. Mini dental implants provide a way for dentists to offer patients a simple way to assist keeping their dentures in place. This kind of implant does not need invasive surgery because they have a much smaller anchor. Mini implants replace most kinds of teeth and are the best alternative to bridges, dentures, and fixed crowns and may even support loose arch dentures. If you are interested in mini dental implants, Portland City Dental is here to help you. Our dentists are skilled, knowledgeable, and up-to-date on the latest techniques.
What are the Advantages of Mini Dental Implants?
One advantage of mini dental implants is that they have a quick dental implant procedure, the process is less invasive and there is no need of cutting the gums like a traditional dental implant. It just requires a small hole for inserting the mini dental into the jawbone. Mini dental implant placement has a short recovery time and they heal fast. Also, the risk of surgical error is smaller because this dental implant has a small diameter.
If your jawbone is thinner, you can still use a mini dental implant. When compared to traditional dental implants you may need to have a bone graft. With mini dental implants, you will avoid the need of having bone grafting. When it comes to cost, mini dental implants are less expensive when compared to traditional implants.
Candidates for Mini Dental Implants
If you have recently lost one or more teeth, your dentist can recommend mini dental implants for you. It is commonly recommended for a patient who lacks bone density needed for them to have full-sized implants. Also, if you have lost teeth through gum disease, then mini dental implants may be a better option than conventional implants. Mini dental implants are made of titanium-based biomaterials. These dental implant materials are durable and completely safe for the body. These implants can likewise offer a short-term solution before you have a permanent tooth replacement.
What is the cost of Mini Dental Implants?
Mini dental implants usually cost less when compared to traditional implants. Mini dental implants are cost-effective because they use small screws that are more affordable than large screws used in conventional implants. Also, mini dental implant procedures require no bone grafting.
Care for Mini Implants
After having mini dental implants placed, it’s important not to eat any hard foods. Instead, follow a soft-food diet for about two days post surgery. Mini implants have the same care that you would take for natural teeth. This means flossing your teeth once daily and brushing twice a day. Mini dental implants can be a good tooth replacement option in terms of functionality, health benefits, and appearance. They are also good options for those who need a premolar or front tooth replacement. At Portland City Dental, we offer both full and mini implants for best-quality replacements for missing teeth. Contact us today to book an appointment.